Fucus tomentosus var. elongatus Turner 1809
Fucus tomentosus var. elongatus Turner 1809: 1
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 31 December 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 December 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023